Former Watford boss Walter Mazzarri hoped to land the Italian foward, however, contract complications have made the move impossible.
Torino, managed by ex-Watford boss Walter Mazzarri, were believed to be very keen on hijacking the deal, hoping that Sunderland would recall Borini allowing for the Granata to conjure their own deal to bring him to Italy.
Unfortunately for Mazzarri the current agreement between the Black Cats and Milan means Borini is essentially already owned by the latter who, according to the contract, have an obligation to buy the forward come the end of the loan.
Borini endured a disappointing time in England having been moved on from Chelsea, Liverpool and now Sunderland and failing to impress each time.
His most impressive period came during his initial loan move to Sunderland when he netted 10 goals in 40 appearances, scoring the opening goal in the 2013/2014 League Cup Final against Manchester City.
Unfortunately for Borini, he could not recapture the form following a permanent switch to Tyneside, paving the way for his exit back to his native land last summer.
Nevertheless, the San Siro is definitely the more attractive place to be turning out each week, with Sunderland still sitting rock bottom of the Championship in severe danger of facing back-to-back relegations.
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